Beech Grove police chief to retire

Police Chief Mark Swartz. (Beech Grove Police Department)

BEECH GROVE, Ind. (WTHR) — Beech Grove Police Chief Mark Swartz will retire at the end of the year.

Chief Swartz is a 37-year veteran of the department and has served as chief since 2012.

"Chief Swartz has made a lasting impact on the Beech Grove Police Department and he will be deeply missed," said Mayor Dennis Buckley, Beech Grove.

The city is in the process of searching for a replacement and will look within the department.